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University of Environment and Sustainable Development

University of Environment and Sustainable Development (UESD-Ghana) is a newly established University at Trom-Somanya in the Yilo Krobo Municipality in the Eastern Region Ghana. The institution was established by the Government of Ghana (GoG) through the Ministry of Education so that there will be an equitable “access for all” in Ghana. The institution was a collaborative project between Ghana and the Italian Government

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Residents of Accra were given financial aid during the pandemic. Wikimedia Commons/Flickr

Accra’s most vulnerable residents were failed during COVID - the government didn’t understand their realities

COVID-19-related support only reduced the negative impact of the pandemic on financial capital, and not on the other forms of capital
Market fires cause significant upheavals in the heavily informal Ghanaian economy. Wikimedia Commons

Accra’s market fires are devastating to informal traders - but they don’t trust or understand what they’re being told about managing risk

Fire risk communication strategies must not only be supported by formal institutions such as government agencies but also be rooted in and sensitive to each market’s socio-cultural dynamics.
Property address has long been a problem in Ghana Wikimedia Commons

Ghana digitised its address system: its failure offers lessons to other African countries creating smart cities

Ghanaians aren’t using the new ‘smart’ street address system which was intended to improve service delivery.
People walking next to traffic in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital city. Photo by Kola Sulaimon/AFP via Getty Images

People living in African urban settings do a lot of walking: but their cities aren’t walkable

African city planners need to promote inclusive cities where residents are not captive walkers but walk because it is accessible, safe and pleasurable to do so.

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